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Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 11-10-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,887
Posted By Cyclist
Eaz-Lift with 1400 b. bars recommended and...

Eaz-Lift with 1400 b. bars recommended and installed by Can-Am Rv. We have put 50,000 miles on the trailer with no issues. This is our first trailer so we have no other experience as a reference.
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Forum: General Repair Forum 10-27-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,923
Posted By Cyclist
We have had a similar problem from time to time....

We have had a similar problem from time to time. Is there a spark when you turn the ignitor? Ours didn't spark so we took off the cooktop and found the leads from the ignitor to the burners had...
Forum: On The Road... 10-24-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,388
Posted By Cyclist
Here are a few thoughts: Early September is a...

Here are a few thoughts: Early September is a good time as the summer crowds will have faded. Lunenburg is fascinating and when we were there the local Board of Trade campground in downtown Lunenburg...
Forum: Boondocking 10-23-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,923
Posted By Cyclist
It is in our 28. I know our fresh water tank is...

It is in our 28. I know our fresh water tank is close to as advertised as I've occasionally filled it, when in storage and not near a tap, by using 4 litre jugs of water and a funnel.
Forum: On The Road... 10-05-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,529
Posted By Cyclist
Our cap worked it's way loose east of Quebec City...

Our cap worked it's way loose east of Quebec City years ago. The hose gradually slinked its way out and I noticed it in the mirror just as it fell out completely. It had dragged down the road and was...
Forum: Community Polls 09-29-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,344
Posted By Cyclist
We started off with a 28 ft. After meeting a...

We started off with a 28 ft. After meeting a couple who were full timing like us, but in a 25 ft. Airstream, we are glad we chose the 28 as they were really maxed out on storage space. That said, we...
Forum: On The Road... 09-22-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,106
Posted By Cyclist
I'm not sure where you are right now, but if...

I'm not sure where you are right now, but if going to Lunenburg, there was a nice campground located about a 10 minute walk from downtown. It was operated by the local chamber of commerce as I recall...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 09-21-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,812
Posted By Cyclist
Can-Am also recommended EAZ lift with 2 friction...

Can-Am also recommended EAZ lift with 2 friction anti-sway bars. It's worked very well for over 70,000 km. There were more expensive solutions they said, but in most cases this set-up works and it...
Forum: On The Road... 09-19-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,106
Posted By Cyclist
Greg: We spent the summer in Newfoundland five...

Greg: We spent the summer in Newfoundland five years ago (yikes five years have passed!!!). We loved every moment we were there and definitely plan on returning.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 09-19-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,812
Posted By Cyclist
I read a posting on Airforums several years ago...

I read a posting on Airforums several years ago by Andy Thomson of Can-Am RV that anti-sway bars were not necessarily - until they were necessary. Much like seat belts on automobiles I suppose. That...
Forum: On The Road... 09-16-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,965
Posted By Cyclist
In Banff, I recommend the Tunnel Mountain Trailer...

In Banff, I recommend the Tunnel Mountain Trailer Court campground. The sites are large pull through with full services. It's also an easy walk downhill to downtown Banff with bus service back to the...
Forum: Full-Timing 09-15-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Cyclist
We usually stayed in state parks in Arizona, a...

We usually stayed in state parks in Arizona, a couple of Maricopa County parks and Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. All have been excellent. You will need to reserve early for any parks around...
Forum: Winter Living 09-15-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By Cyclist
I believe it's No Pets period.

I believe it's No Pets period.
Forum: On The Road... 08-26-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By Cyclist
If you are leaving from Ottawa, why don't you...

If you are leaving from Ottawa, why don't you consider I-81? Depending upon when you leave (and the weather) you could spend a night at the Shoreline Casino in Gananoque before crossing the border or...
Forum: On The Road... 08-24-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By Cyclist
We've done it twice puling our 28 ft. from north...

We've done it twice puling our 28 ft. from north to south. No problems. As stated above, try to camp near Crescent City (Harris Beach State Park in Oregon is great) and visit the Jedediah Smith...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 08-07-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,504
Posted By Cyclist
Good point. Our dealer (Can-Am RV) set up the...

Good point. Our dealer (Can-Am RV) set up the hitch only after the trailer was fully loaded.
Forum: Our Community 08-01-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,196
Posted By Cyclist
It's a matter of personal preference I suppose...

It's a matter of personal preference I suppose but we prefer the layout of our 28. The hanging lockers are useful for shirts or light jackets and as I recall, the locker beneath is larger than the...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 07-24-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,875
Posted By Cyclist
We stayed at Palm Creek four years ago for a week...

We stayed at Palm Creek four years ago for a week using using a first time discount pass. We quite liked the place, particularly the golf course which really opened up the space.

I would also...
Forum: On The Road... 07-11-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 86,753
Posted By Cyclist
I'm not sure if you noticed, but the DC-3 you...

I'm not sure if you noticed, but the DC-3 you photographed in Whitehorse is really a weather vane. I only noticed when I passed it again a day or so later when it was pointing in a different...
Forum: On The Road... 07-09-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 86,753
Posted By Cyclist
If you are driving back north past Kluane...

If you are driving back north past Kluane National Park, I recommend a stay at the Kathleen Lake campground. The view was spectacular when we were there - we could easily see the Weishorn mountain...
Forum: Our Community 07-05-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,517
Posted By Cyclist
We full timed for three years in our 28 ft. -...

We full timed for three years in our 28 ft. - mostly in the U.S. south-west, Newfoundland and British Columbia. I'm hard pressed to think of any parks where ours would not fit but a 25 would. We...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-20-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By Cyclist
Congratulations. You will enjoy it. Regarding...

Congratulations. You will enjoy it. Regarding the Fantastic fan, if the sensor gets wet to the point it closes automatically, the fan won't open again until it dries.
Forum: On The Road... 06-10-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,741
Posted By Cyclist
I agree with your assessment of Washington State...

I agree with your assessment of Washington State ferries - we've done the reverse trip leaving Sydney twice in the late autumn. While basic in comparison to the B.C. ferries, they were noticeably...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 06-04-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,736
Posted By Cyclist
I can't speak for other dealers but Can-Am in...

I can't speak for other dealers but Can-Am in London, Ontario has an annual open house in the spring where they have several trailers set up for demonstration towing (mostly Airstreams). No sales...
Forum: Refrigerators 05-30-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,825
Posted By Cyclist
I recall our Dometic manual as stating the...

I recall our Dometic manual as stating the constant motion of the trailer when in motion will prevent any problems.

In a Blue Beret from several years ago, there was a quote from an Airstream...
Forum: On The Road... 05-15-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,953
Posted By Cyclist
I'm not sure if there is a museum at Lake...

I'm not sure if there is a museum at Lake Superior Provincial Park for this but I believe it was Neys P.P. that served as a German prisoner of war camp.
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Forum: On The Road... 05-07-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,953
Posted By Cyclist
Lake Superior Provincial Park is a short drive...

Lake Superior Provincial Park is a short drive north of Sault Ste. Marie. I haven't camped there in quite a while but am familiar with the coast of Lake Superior in that area (which is spectacular)....
Forum: On The Road... 03-07-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,007
Posted By Cyclist
That's too bad about the highway closure. Some of...

That's too bad about the highway closure. Some of our favourite parks along that route are Carl G. Washburne Memorial SP just north of Florence and Harris Beach SP in Brookings.

There is a...
Forum: General Repair Forum 03-06-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,300
Posted By Cyclist
I'm not sure if this of any help but our cabinet...

I'm not sure if this of any help but our cabinet in the bathroom started to fall down on the right side. We were out of warranty but this happened while we were near Can-Am in Ontario. A fairly long...
Forum: On The Road... 02-20-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,119
Posted By Cyclist
We were there in late September (2013) when...

We were there in late September (2013) when Tunnel Mountain Trailer Court was almost empty and again in the second week of September (2015) when there were many vacancies. Perhaps it's gotten busier...
Forum: Refrigerators 02-03-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By Cyclist
We have had a similar problem however the...

We have had a similar problem however the blockage was in the drip tray itself. The spout where the tray drains into the line becomes blocked. We removed the drip tray and cleared the blockage.
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 02-02-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,035
Posted By Cyclist
Best of luck to you. We full-timed for three...

Best of luck to you. We full-timed for three years and they were the fastest three years of our lives. We sold our Toronto house, I retired from the job, bought a pick-up truck and took possession of...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 01-30-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,137
Posted By Cyclist
I know - it would have been a good time to live...

I know - it would have been a good time to live in Alberta when we bought it.
Forum: On The Road... 01-27-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,023
Posted By Cyclist
I was replying to an earlier poster who inquired...

I was replying to an earlier poster who inquired if there were any places to stop overnight. We were heading directly to Newfoundland so it would have been pointless to pay for an overnight...
Forum: On The Road... 01-25-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,023
Posted By Cyclist
We drove eastbound in 2014 and stopped at Walmart...

We drove eastbound in 2014 and stopped at Walmart in Riviere Du Loup, Quebec and Fredericton. We didn't explore then as we were heading to Newfoundland. The Riviere Du Loup Walmart had over 20 rigs...
Forum: Title, VIN & Registration 01-24-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,137
Posted By Cyclist
I've never thought of Ontario as being a low tax...

I've never thought of Ontario as being a low tax jurisdiction however trailer registration is a one time fee of $72.
Forum: On The Road... 01-21-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,517
Posted By Cyclist
A friend of ours in the past has towed his...

A friend of ours in the past has towed his Airstream early in the autumn as far south as North Carolina (Charlotte as I recall) and stored it there after winterizing it. His rational is that although...
Forum: On The Road... 01-17-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,174
Posted By Cyclist
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Highly...

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Highly recommended if you don't mind dry camping. The sites are superb (level concrete and with patio) and wonderful scenery with good hiking. It's one of our...
Forum: On The Road... 01-17-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Cyclist
When we stopped at Fort Stockton RV Park, we had...

When we stopped at Fort Stockton RV Park, we had ordered dinner at the restaurant (ribs if I remember correctly). The cook had to leave at the last minute for a family emergency so the park offered...
Forum: On The Road... 01-14-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Cyclist
We have traveled across I-10 twice (four and five...

We have traveled across I-10 twice (four and five years ago). We stopped overnight at two Texas state parks: South Llano River SP and Balmorhea SP. Both were very nice and recommended - Balmorhea has...
Forum: Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 12-29-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,194
Posted By Cyclist
Same here. On occasion I've used similar...

Same here. On occasion I've used similar microfibre cloths from Walmart.
Forum: On The Road... 12-29-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,166
Posted By Cyclist
Gene: I believe the rebate program for the...

Gene:

I believe the rebate program for the GST (Goods and Services Tax - a federal tax) was eliminated a while back. See below.

John

https://www.taxtips.ca/gst/gstvisitorrebate.htm
Forum: On The Road... 12-28-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 23,106
Posted By Cyclist
I can't speak for Alaska, but through northern BC...

I can't speak for Alaska, but through northern BC and into the Yukon as far as Dawson City, we had excellent coverage with Bell Mobility. Check your cell phone provider regarding roaming in Canada....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-19-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,158
Posted By Cyclist
Note that where Costco (and I believe Sam's Club)...

Note that where Costco (and I believe Sam's Club) have a separate liquor outlet, a membership is not required. The liquor retail component operates as a separate company. We found this out in Grand...
Forum: Doors & Locks 12-14-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,120
Posted By Cyclist
I agree completely. Our door was adjusted by our...

I agree completely. Our door was adjusted by our dealer under warranty and now closes just as described above.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-02-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,608
Posted By Cyclist
This is a fascinating topic and I thought Ontario...

This is a fascinating topic and I thought Ontario had high taxes. After paying the 13% HST (a sales tax) on our trailer, the license fee was $180 and good for life. No other taxes. The truck and car...
Forum: On The Road... 11-12-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By Cyclist
Has something changed at Laguna Seca? We stayed...

Has something changed at Laguna Seca? We stayed there in 2013 and again in 2015 and there was a dump station as you exited the camp ground. As I recall, you turned left after descending the hill from...
Forum: General Repair Forum 11-11-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,071
Posted By Cyclist
Michael: When we were having some work done...

Michael:

When we were having some work done at Can-Am RV in London, Ontario a couple of months ago, we met a couple from Oklahoma who had some repairs made at Lazy days in Tucson. They were very...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 11-11-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By Cyclist
I'm not sure if this will help but the only time...

I'm not sure if this will help but the only time we had to winterize (we've been south most winters), we used a small hand pump that connected to the city water inlet and pumped anti-freeze into the...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 10-14-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,794
Posted By Cyclist
The water pump in the 28 is a real pain to access...

The water pump in the 28 is a real pain to access for the water pump by-pass type of winterizing since it's under the refrigerator and behind the furnace duct and wires for the propane sniffer (in...
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